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- Econotrailer & Fabrication 2 tonne trailers

recall information

Recall number
PRA number
Original published date

make and model information

Econotrailer & Fabrication
2 tonne trailers
Affected units
Regulator comments
Two tons rated tandem trailers

What are the defects?

Trailers fitted with 50mm x 75mm rectangular drawbar may not comply with the Australian Design Rules (ADR) required specifications due to the strength of the material used.

What are the hazards?

There is a potential for the affected draw bar on the trailer to detach from the tow vehicle and pose as an accident hazard for road users.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should return the trailers to Econotrailer & Fabrication for a free draw bar upgrade. You can email Econotrailer & Fabrication via or contact Peter on 0431 884 437.

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.